Almond by Won-pyung Sohn

Almond

Won-pyung Sohn with Sandy Joosun Lee (Translator)

272 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective sad fast-paced

Description

The Emissary meets The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime in this poignant and triumphant story about how love, friendship, and persistence can change a life forever.Yunjae was born with a brain condition called Alexithymia that makes it...

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Community Reviews Summary of 16,790 reviews

Moods

emotional 82%
reflective 67%
sad 49%
hopeful 39%
inspiring 32%
dark 28%
challenging 18%
tense 16%
informative 11%
funny 9%
lighthearted 7%
adventurous 4%
mysterious 3%
relaxing 3%

Pace

fast 58%
medium 36%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 51% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 1%

Average rating

4.17

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